perinuclear

[ per-uh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler ]
/ ˌpɛr əˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər /

adjective Cell Biology.

situated near or occurring around the nucleus.
pertaining to the narrow space between the inner and outer layers of the nuclear membrane.

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Origin of perinuclear

First recorded in 1895–1900; peri- + nuclear

pronunciation note for perinuclear

See nuclear.
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